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america, and they made the ultimate sacrifice for us. as we transfer this treasure, this island, from the navy back to the city, i hope that all of us will remember the service and sacrifice of every sailor, every marine, living and dead. [applause] and the people who left from here and the people who serve today, risking everything, so that we can celebrate today. that legacy lives on in the young men and women who wear the cloth of this country and who are deployed around the world as we meet here today. when the famous or infamous bates 3 aligning closure process started in 1988, a final result of any individual base closure and transfer could not have hoped for a better ultimate outcome than what has been achieved in treasure island. the navy's charge is to dispose of property in a manner that promotes economic development. that has been done. the transfer of treasure island is a win for san francisco. it is a win for the state of california, a win for the united states navy, and a win for the american taxpayers who paid for this base and all the infrastructure that was here. beca
generation san franciscan. the best days are absolutely ahead of us. there is no doubt in my mind. i love our challenges. i really do. but our opportunities are limitless and less -- when we have good leaders. be involved in these races. even in districts you do not reside in. get involved. can i make it any more clear? enough of it me. now to the happy and optimistic future that is america's cup. we have a video that i think will enliven your senses, will give you a real sense of optimism about our prospects to generate $1.4 billion in economic activity, 840,000 jobs, a decision will be next -- made in the next 30 days. we are competing with two other governments. if you are from spain, italy, please do something to make things -- well, rome is competing against us. here we are, 47.5-square-mile city competing against these two countries. we are close. this is what we are fighting for. >> and usa is leading. america's cup 33 has been decided on the water. the america's cup is the american again. [applause] >> thank you, mayor newsom. i could not see that, but i am sure it was thrilling. mari
resources? but how do i use natural resources? how do i have a place that has an economic life? how do i create an environment that is socially fulfiling 40 people to participate through work or living there? at treasure island, one of the challenges we have had is to find the sweet spot between how big this island needs to be so that it can provide enough support, for example, for a grocery store? for a public transportation system? and yet, not so big that it overwhelms the public transportation system. through a lot of work, a lot of public process, a lot of environmental evaluation, the program has been designed to hold up to 800,000 homes, 500 hotel rooms, retail adaptive use, 300 acres of public parks. we start with a public transportation system which will include bus service to both the city and to the east bay, a ferry service to the points shown here on the map in front of what we call building one on treasure island, and from this multi modal transit hub, it takes you a round the island. this is a rendering of the new ferry key, where you will be at the entry point to tre
than choosing the governor and u.s. senator for california. we'll tell you about other statewide races and issues the voters will decide. >>> proposition 25 would eliminate the two-thirds majority needed to pass a state budget, while proposition 26 would redefine many fees as taxes, requiring a two-thirds vote to pass. and celebrating mexico. an exhibition of photos and rare documents commemorates the bicentennial of mexico's independence and the centennial of the mexican revolution. we'll have those stories next. ♪ >> belva: good evening and welcome to "this week in northern california." i'm belva davis. joining me tonight on our news panel are scott shafer, host of "the california report" on kqed public radio with a look at propositions 25 and 26. and marissa lagos, sacramento reporter for "the san francisco chronicle." on the less publicized races for state office. and we begin with rebecca smith, energy reporter for "the wall street journal." rebecca in the wake of the san bruno fire, there's talk that maybe pg&e has not been as transparent about other pipel e pipelines that mig
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